Circulation Aide

Position Description: 

Assist circulation staff with tasks that improve the efficiency with which returned materials are checked in and returned to the shelves for further customer use.

Location: 
Department: 
Length of Commitment: 
3 months minimum
Time Involvement: 
4-8 hours per week (Saturdays and Sundays preferred)
Qualifications: 
Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age
Willingness to contribute in a team environment, while being able to work independently
Detail-oriented and able to perform tasks accurately
Reliable, responsible, and able to maintain confidentiality
Ability to bend and lift books from book drop
Ability to push full book cart to and from different locations in the building
Weekend availability
Responsibilities: 
Empty books and audio visual materials from indoor book drop
Prepare audio material for check-in by verifying that all discs/tapes are in each case and that the barcode numbers match
Put security cases on DVD’s
Put materials on carts and put items in shelving order
Move full carts to appropriate department once they are ready to shelve and retrieve empty carts
Special projects as needed
Training: 
Orientation to the library including all applicable policies and procedures.
Individual training with Circulation Staff on duties and Shelving Guidelines.